Most of our training sites are located in Hospitals (Muhimbili National Hospital) , Community Pharmacies(Dar es salaam) and Training at the Research and Development lab ( At Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences ). Others include Warehouse and Storage and Industry. We have limited placements in Quality Control at TFDA (Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority) and National Institute for Medical Research(NIMR) and Institute of Traditional Medicine.
Length of training periods
We offer Winter Exchange ( October to April) as well as Summer Exchange (June to August). Length of training is normally a duration of 2 to 6 weeks of exchange.
Available months and cities
Training programs are offered in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.
We have three types of accommodation options - Student Hostels are available for about 100 Euros per month. - Student Apartments ( shared with other exchange students) for about 13 Euros per day - Hotels cost about 20 Euros per day
Board, pocket money or other financial benefits/remuneration
We do not provide pocket money, financial benefits or any other form of remuneration.
Basic knowledge of English language is required. During their stay, students will be required to learn some common Swahili phrases (eg. Hakuna Matata means ' No worries') to aid interaction with locals.
Students are eligible to participate in the program upon the completion of their first year at Pharmacy School. Students should have an official introductory letter from their Universities from the Dean of School or Principal or any higher staff member. Passport size photos and vaccination certificate against yellow fever are also required.
Information on Work Permits and Visa
Visa requirements vary according to student's nationality; • Students from East Africa under EAC can get their temporary Visa at the port of entry • For other countries; TAPSA will provide an Invitation Letter to the incoming student to assist in obtaining VISA Work Permits are not required. NB. Kindly contact the Tanzania consulate offices at your country, for more specific information regarding visa requirements. TAPSA does not make Visa applications for students.
Students have to apply at least two months before the date of their exchange. For more information, please contact: [email protected]